Pink Floyd top British album charts for first time since 1995
Advertising and marketing for the new Pink Floyd cd “The Limitless Stream”is installed on a four sided billboard on the South Financial institution in London September 22, 2014.
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(Reuters) – British dynamic rock group Pink Floyd covered the album charts for the initial time in nearly 20 years on Sunday with “The Countless River”, the Official Charts Business claimed.
The newly-released cd, which the band states will be their last, ended up being the 3rd fastest-selling by a solitary group or artist this year after moving more than 139,000 copies during the last week.A tribute to the band’s keyboardist Rick Wright that passed away in 2008, it is their 6th British primary album and their very first considering that “Pulse” in 1995. Foo Fighters were also a brand-new access at number two with “Sonic Highways”, while recently’s chart topper “X” by Ed Sheeran slid two locations to number three.Sheeran additionally featured in the songs graph, where his track “Believing Out Loud” remained in 2nd place, ahead of One Instructions’s “Swipe My Female”, which climbed up 6 places to third.Topping the singles chart was a celeb cover version of Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”, recorded by Gareth Malone’s All Superstar Choir in aid of charity Children in Requirement. (Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, editing by John Stonestreet).